Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank Group, shakse hands with a nurse as he arrives at a township hospital on the outskirts of Yangon
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First World Bank president to visit Myanmar

The World Bank has pledged $2bn (£1.2bn) in development aid to Burma for projects including energy supply and healthcare.

Bank president Jim Yong Kim announced the aid during his first visit there.

Jonah Fisher reports.

  • 27 Jan 2014
  • From the section Asia
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